Stuart brings over thirty years of building engineering experience to Integral Group as a leader in low-carbon sustainable building design. His project portfolio ranges across all sectors of the built environment with a focus on complex facilities such as laboratories, museums, law enforcement centers, and corporate offices. With experience working on projects in Europe and Asia, Stuart also brings a global perspective to his clients. He proactively seeks out progressive technologies and strategies to incorporate into North American projects and follows leading-edge sustainability trends globally. For the last ten years, Stuart has lead and nurtured the significant growth of Integral Group’s Vancouver office, and now applies that same leadership throughout the British Columbia province and nationally throughout Canada.
With a number of large-scale projects underway on Vancouver Island, the Victoria design studio has proven highly successful since it’s opening. Victoria is in the top twenty of world cities for quality-of-life, and the office is centrally located in the historic and picturesque city. With a growing demand for sustainable design, the Victoria office continues to grow to meet the need for deep green engineering.
Victoria Design Studio
Suite 101 – 1019 Wharf St
Victoria, BC Canada V8W 2Y9
Regional Director, British Columbia, Canada
Managing Principal, Victoria
Andy joined Integral Group in 2007 and has gained a mastery of the design, construction, and contractual challenges of large, complex projects. In 2014, Andy was responsible for the start-up of Integral Group’s Victoria Design Studio, and is now the Principal overseeing the mechanical team for projects on Vancouver Island. With particular expertise in hydronic, air- and ground-source heat pumps, and district energy systems, Andy also brings a proficient background in energy modeling to his project teams.
Andy is responsible for the oversight of the Victoria electrical design team and leads the North American technology team. With over two decades of experience in consulting engineering, Andy’s primary focus is to design technology systems that minimize environmental impact and meet the operational needs and budget requirements of clients. Andy specializes in a variety of building types including commercial, educational, institutional, residential, and leisure. He is a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) with expertise in designing communications, audio visual, smart buildings, home automation, and security systems. Andy has led designs for some of the most notable projects in North America including the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) Zero Carbon Pilot projects, the first tall wood institutional facility in Ontario, and the first WELL certified project in Austin, TX.